Latest in Race in America

Latest in Race in America

Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams

Black Women Are Voting, Running For Office More Than Ever

Author Charity Elder spoke with Newsy to discuss what's behind this growing trend.

 | By Newsy Staff

Demonstrators march after the death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain

Police, Paramedics Scheduled To Be Arraigned In Ketamine Death Case

Amended autopsy blames “complications of ketamine administration following forcible restraint” as the cause of 23-year-old Black man’s death.

 | By Lori Jane Gliha

Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's "The Little Mermaid."

New Little Mermaid Inspires Diversity In Halloween Costumes

Some content creators are encouraging anyone and everyone to dress up as Ariel, after the new Little Mermaid trailer inspired Black girls.

 | By Cat Sandoval

Workers bring equipment to the site where excavation takes place at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Excavation Crews Begin Second Search For Tulsa Race Massacre Victims

This week, search crews began digging in a second part of Oaklawn Cemetery.

 | By Aimee Reece and Lindsay Tuchman

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and Gov. Ron DeSantis

Florida Candidates Hoping To Win Over Hispanic Voters In Midterms

As midterms get underway, Florida candidates are hoping to sway Hispanic voters at the polls.

 | By Alexandra Miller

Empty seats of Angeles City Council members Gil Cedillo and Kevin de Leon are seen in the chamber

Los Angeles Council Censures Members Amid Racism Scandal

Nury Martinez, Gil Cedillo and Kevin de León were recorded last year making crude, bigoted comments and scheming against Black residents and renters.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

A tweet from California Rep. Karen Bass shows an antisemitic display on a Los Angeles highway overpass.

Antisemitic Reports Still Rising In Los Angeles After Ye's Comments

Experts fear antisemitic comments from Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, have sparked hate groups in the U.S., specifically Los Angeles.

 | By James Packard

L.A. Police Investigating If Racist Recording Was Taped Illegally

Council President Nury Martinez, along with Councilman Kevin de León and Councilman Gil Cedillo, were recorded last year making racist remarks.

 | By Associated Press

A group prays during a small ceremony as remains from a mass grave are re-interred at Oaklawn Cemetery

Exhumations Resume For DNA To ID Tulsa Race Massacre Victims

The 14 sets of remains will be sent to a forensics lab in Utah that is helping scientists match victims to descendants through genetic testing.

 | By Associated Press

Sammy Yuen teaching classes of self-defense.

Self-Defense Class Teaches Older Asian Americans How To Fight Back

The number of AAPIs aged 65 and older is expected to grow by more than 350% in the next 50 years.

 | By Newsy Staff